First flew on 07th April 1960 as G-APYC. Delivered to Olympic Aws as SX-DAC on 26th April 1960. Sold to BEA as G-APYC on 14th August 1969. Bought by Channel Airways on 26th January 1970 on here retains the basic Olympic dark blue basic scheme at Manchester in 09.71. To Dan-Air 06th April, 1972 until 12.78 when WFU.
Dan-Air Comet G-APYD and British Airways Trident G-AWZM hidden away in a very cramped storage hangar of the Science Museum at Wroughton. Both aircraft were complete and in excellent condition. This Comet was first delivered in May 1960 (to Olympic as SX-DAL) and withdrawn from use by Dan-Air on 23 Oct 1979. A week later, on 1 Nov 1979, it was flown from London-Gatwick to Wroughton on delivery to the museum.
The sad demise of a Comet, being broken up after Channel Airways went out of business and Dan-Air bought her for spares. Delivered to BEA 18.3.61, leased to Olympic immediately and registered SX-DAO 4.66. Returned to BEA and sold to Channel 4.70, retaining the basic Olympic livery